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            Commercial Law

            The development of strong, collaborative business relationships requires a foundation of innovation and successful commercial agreements.

            Our commercial law experts are recognised for their skill in managing the complex balance between planning, accurate scoping and business analysis, day-to- day governance, flexibility, acceptable costs and incentivisation. Whether you are looking at outsourcing, putting in place terms and conditions or involved in manufacturing, supply and logistics, strong commercial agreements need to be in place.

            With a particular strength in working for major FTSE 350 organisations, while other lawyers may advise from narrow areas of experience, our approach is to work collaboratively, across the firm, to draw on a deep and wide knowledge of the industry challenges you face.

            Our commercial specialists can draft a wide range of contracts and advise on a wide range of commercial matters:



            The future of Britain's high streets and town centres

            DWF conducted a public survey and participated in a panel discussion on the issue at the recent Conservative Party Conference.

            Click here to find out more and download our key findings >

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            PM Johnson announces Rooseveltian "New Deal", committing to accelerated spending for hospitals, roads, rail and schools and other local growth development projects

            02 July 2020

            UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced over £5bn worth of projects, which together with a taskforce named “Project Speed” are intended to bring the UK out of the COVID-19 pandemic by putting infrastructure at the heart of the recovery plan and in so doing, building back better, greener and faster.

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            Project Birch: UK Government set to announce rescue deal with Tata Steel

            26 June 2020

            Project Birch is the UK Government's new emergency assistance plan under which public funding shall be made available to strategically important, large companies across all sectors in the UK with the objective of ensuring these survive the financial damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.   It is reported that the UK Government is close to agreeing a deal with Tata Steel to help preserve up to 8,000 jobs.  If confirmed, then this would be Government's first "Project Birch" intervention that has been made public. 

            Grounded in strong, collaborative relationships and innovation

            Our clients trust us to present solutions that prevent disputes, reduce commercial risks and that encourage opportunities for growth.

            Craig Chaplin

            • Partner // National Head of Commercial & Competition

            Jonathan Branton

            • Partner // Head of Public Sector // Head of EU Competition

            Colin Murray

            • Partner // Head of Local Government

            Martin Gallaher

            • Partner // Head of Public Sector (Scotland) // Head of Projects: Road, Rail and Aviation

            Ali Boroumand

            • Partner // Head of Mining & Minerals

            Anne-Sylvie Vassenaix-Paxton

            • Partner // Head of Oil & Gas
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